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East St. Louis, Illinois is located in St Clair County. Zip codes in East St. Louis, IL include 62201, 62205, and 62202. The median home price in East St. Louis is $20,000 which is roughly $37/per square foot.

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9 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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Religious leaders from St. Louis and East St. Louis are calling for peace in the wake of the shootings and deaths of Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin.

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14 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Collinsville High student invited to Future Medical Leaders conference

Tyler Hulsey, a junior at Collinsville High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. this fall.

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22 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Traffic stop leads to jail: Man charged with having loaded rifle in car

An East St. Louis man was charged Monday with felony unlawful use of a weapon after he was found to have a loaded rifle at hand in his vehicle.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Of All Places, Why Ferguson?

Why Ferguson? Of all the incidents of confrontation between African Americans and police officers, why is Ferguson more instructive, more illustrative of long term social structural problems? Social and broadcast media have referenced St. Louis as a segregated city, but offer the viewers little context.

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Richmond Daily News

Kell's journey west lives on through history books, original documents

A few days ago I was traveling down a highway in "the land of Lincoln" and saw an exit sign for the town of Alton, Ill.

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Belleville News Democrat

How does this work?

I see that the blacks in St. Louis are doing the usual black actions to get their so-called justice and equal rights they want.

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MotherJones

The St. Louis Area Has a Long History of Shameful Racial Violence

A mob blocks a street car during the East St. Louis Riot of July 1917 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Libraries The shooting of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent riots, protests, and police crackdown have highlighted the area's long history of racial strife .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Police: Men shoot, throw molotov cocktail at east valley home

At 2:40 a.m., a car occupied by several men drove up to a residence in the 2700 block of Howard Drive, near East St. Louis Avenue and South Mojave Road, Lt.

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Examiner.com

Five things everyone should know about Ferguson

Over the last week hours a small suburb in St. Louis has become the dominant story in national news .

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Quincy Journal

Illinois Breaks Ground on $7M Project for Port of East St. Louis

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

River Front Times

The Pageant

The Pageant is St. Louis' premier midsize venue, with plenty of space to sit or stand, and enough stage room and lighting options to please even the most theatrical of bands.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

RiverBender.com

MetroEast Casinos Taking A Hit

Traffic at metro-east casinos is down significantly compared with last year, as is revenue.

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Belleville News Democrat

Quinn: $7 million project will pave way for Port of East St. Louis

A $5 million contribution from the state Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, along with $1.25 million from the port's developers, will be used to build an road, rail lines and utilities to serve the port.

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Belleville News Democrat

District 189 security guard charged with sexual assault

Isaac "Ike" O. Turner, 5600 Old Missouri Road, was charged with one count of criminal sexual assault involving a 16-year-old unnamed female victim.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

$3.3M grant to benefit 3 Illinois groups, youth

Sen. Dick Durbin has announced that Illinois organizations supporting at-risk youth will benefit from a $3.3 million U.S. Department of Labor grant.

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The Passing Of Mervel Wood

THE PASSING OF MERVEL WOOD Aug. 13, 2014 Rockford Register Star reports: Mervel E. Wood, the last surviving founding member of the Wood Brothers Manufacturing Co.

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Belleville News Democrat

Attendance, revenue are down at metro-east casinos

Casino Queen in East St. Louis saw a 12 percent drop in July - more than a million people - compared to July 2013.

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Examiner.com

United States most dangerous neighborhoods in 2014: Top 25

A list of the United States' 25 most dangerous neighborhoods has been compiled by NeighborhoodScout and reported on by Reboot Illinois and other media outlets on Wednesday.

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Belleville News Democrat

Blotter

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks.

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McClatchy

Violent protests overshadow peaceful rallies in wake of Michael Brown shooting

As the Rev. Al Sharpton held the media's attention in downtown St. Louis Tuesday, an Illinois pastor and a Missouri state senator were across the street from the Ferguson Fire Station organizing their own rally to protest Saturday's police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Excessive Heat Warning for St Clair County was issued at August 20 at 3:10AM CDT

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